5 December, 2022


‘Wives Lose Their Appeal With Age’ – Indian Minister Taken To Court Over ‘Sexist’ Remark

A court case has been filed against a senior Indian minister for his remark that wives lose their appeal with age. Non-governmental organisation Lakshya has accused Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal of making obscene and defamatory remarks.

Mr Jaiswal has apologised for the comments he made at a poetry meeting. He said he had been quoted out of context and that he was joking when he made the remarks. He said he did “not want to insult women”.

Petitioner Anita Dua of Lakshya, an organisation based in the northern city of Kanpur where Mr Jaiswal made the comment, lodged her complaint in the court of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate NK Pandey on Wednesday.

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  • 0

    LOL…..Well clearly these politicians are out of touch with the society, only in India and Sri Lanka you find politicians of this caliber and age who should be playing with their grand children..

  • 0

    It is appealing if only it is appropriate.
    When we were infants we hated what adults did and did what adults hated
    What we did when we were teenagers, hated by all exept teenagers
    What we did as lovers, the married detested
    But what I do not comprehend
    What appu saying when Archie becomes mature?

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